American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Gower, John 1325?-1408. English poet who wrote allegorical, didactic works, such as Vox Clamantis (1382?-1384), in Latin, French, and English.
- n. A surname.
“John Gower is one of our finest journalistic assets and anything he puts his name to is worth supporting.”
“London University in Gower Street was not far away and students of both Museum and University formed a continuous population, a sort of “Latin Quarter” as different from the Parisian one as could well be imagined.”
“Professor Gower is not only a law professor, but he has taken a hand in the actual drafting of Company Law Statutes and was the author of the new Ghana Companies Code.”
“Those last words at parting were to be the first with which he greeted her on the following morning when he presented himself at her rooms in Gower Street.”
“From the undertaker's she drove home to her rooms in Gower Street, and then, before she divested herself of hat and coat, she wrote a brief note to Major Druce, requesting him to meet her on the following morning at Eglacé's, the confectioner's, in South Savile Street, at nine o'clock punctually.”
“Please come to me at my rooms in Gower Street to-morrow at twelve – here is my card.”
“Is that Andre Gower from the movie The Monster Squad?”
“Mrs Siddons, Lord Eldon, and Millais at No 87, once lived in Gower Street, and Woburn Square holds in Christ Church a memorial of Burne Jones design to Christina Rossetti who, however; lived in Torrington Square No 80.”
“Then he reasoned with mee much of Religion, demaunding whether I were a Gower, that is to say, an vnbeleeuer, or a Muselman, that is, of Mahomets lawe.”
“I was opening the show at the Empire Room of the Palmer House in Chicago, and Liberace was the star, and in between there was an act called Gower and Belle, who later became Marge and Gower Champion.”
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